Garland Road first stop on Claus’ trip

Garland Road first stop on Claus’ trip

McShan Florist’s annual holiday tradition lives on! Santa arrives Nov. 24 at the florist’s landmark location on Garland Road for a visit with neighborhood children. The event is from 1-5 p.m. The community is invited to stop by with cameras, pets on leashes and children for a memorable day for the whole family. April Barnes […]

Church celebrates 115th with party for community

Church celebrates 115th with party for community

By Shelia Huffman Steeped in local history and firmly embedded in the community, East Dallas Christian Church (EDCC) often referred to as an urban oasis, plays a vital role in the lives of the people who make up the fascinating and diverse neighborhoods east of the city. The church is home to The Housing Crisis […]

A Christmas Carol

Part 4 STAVE THREE. THE SECOND OF THE THREE SPIRITS SCROOGE awoke in his bedroom. There was no doubt about that. But it and his own adjoining sitting-room, into which he shuffled in his slippers, attracted by a great light there, had undergone a surprising transformation. The walls and ceiling were so hung with living […]

Pho Bowl calls for repeat visits

Pho Bowl calls for repeat visits

By Sara Newberry The weather has finally tricked me. After years of warm temperatures from March to the end of October, Dallas has finally welcomed a proper November cold front. Up until last week, I was still running around in T-shirts, enjoying the okra still growing in my garden, and generally enjoying what usually passes […]

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Giving Circles combine resources for bigger impact

Giving Circles combine resources for bigger impact

By Juliette Coulter The Village Giving Circle at Dallas Women’s Foundation, which started this spring, has presented its first grants to organizations and initiatives that positively impact the African-American community in North Texas. At a reception at Hotel ZaZa on Nov. 4, the group gave grants to nine nonprofits totaling $122,000. The grants included the […]

Skilled actors save ‘Green Book’ from being a disaster

Skilled actors save ‘Green Book’ from being a disaster

By Chic DiCiccio There are some movies that make you feel all warm and fuzzy while you’re sitting in the theater. You laugh, cry, wince, essentially run the gamut of emotional responses. But then, maybe while you drive home, you think about what you’ve seen and how nearly every second of it was a calculated […]

Oswald’s killer left relatives asking questions

By Shari Goldstein Stern Many Americans across the country can tell you where they were November 22, 1963, who they were with, and how they felt during the sequence of hideous events that day and the days that followed. Those living in Dallas felt an indelible pain. While history buffs, conspiracy theorists and fanatics alike […]

Calendar

Fri 11/16 W. C. Handy, b. 1873 Burgess Meredith, b. 1908 Daws Butler, b. 1916 Harvey Martin, b. 1950 Marg Helgenberger, b. 1958 1907 – Oklahoma became the 46th state. 1952 – In “Peanuts,” Lucy 1st held a football for Charlie Brown. Sat 11/17 Rock Hudson, b. 1925 Martin Scorsese, b. 1942 Danny DeVito, b. […]

Pets make giving thanks more fun

Pets make giving thanks more fun

By Dr. Beth Leermakers Thanksgiving is a time to appreciate what’s going well in our lives. Family and health often top the list when Americans count their blessings. Many pet parents consider their cats and dogs part of their family. Our fur-children may contribute to our physical and emotional health and well-being. Here are seven […]